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DaRuMa

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13499 S Cleveland Ave, Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3891
+1 239-344-0037
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to DaRuMa. I had summarily read favorable ratings before I went for a steak and shrimp dinner in the hibachi area. I was disappointed with the evening and so I went back to read the reviews more carefully. Now that I had seen the layout of the restaurant, the most favorable reviews seemed to involve... More 

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Thank Richard r
Toms River, New Jersey
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111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've passed DaRuMa a score of times, but on this visit to Bell Tower, I decided to give this restaurant a try. And I'm happy I did. The atmosphere is arresting with dimmed lighting and private booths for dining. The menu offers a variety of selections--sushi and sashimi as well as traditional Japanese dishes. The meal started off with a... More 

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Thank NJJaneEyre
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this Japanese steakhouse on a Tuesday night and opted for hibachi. The restaurant was decorated to a modern standard. Between us, shrimp, filler mignon, calamari and the biggest scallops I have ever seen were ordered. The chef cooked at our table and was funny but not too cheesy. The food was cooked to an excellent standard, fresh and... More 

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Thank Sarah N
Port Washington, New York
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We sat in the lounge to listen to the live jazz band. The lighting was low and relaxing, the music was so nice to listen to and the staff professional and attentive. The food was so good and perfectly proportioned. I loved this place and would return again for sure.

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Thank dawn L
Sacramento, California
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Prideful cocktails, fast, freshly made and beautifully presented food and cocktails. Lemon drop was frosty with perfect, and sashimi/sushi was fresh and tasty as usual

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Thank lovinglifesammy
Cairo, Egypt
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

you will love the nice decorations from inside-out ... they also carry nice Martini's. However I expected a top-notch Sushi quality but the truth that it was just average. I might go back for a drink or so but not much excited for food

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Thank Mohamed M
Fort Myers, Florida
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have spent several evenings here as Daruma has become our place to go when we feel like eating sushi. There is a full menu as well for people that don't love the sushi rolls. Excellent and expertly made Daruma delivers great food and service.

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Thank Nikoletta7
Fort Myers, Florida
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We were seated in the Sushi lounge which has tables and booths. We ordered the salmon maki ( crabmeat with avocado wrapped in salmon which melts in your mouth, we also had the Beauty and the Beast ( sushi roll half spicy shrimp and half eel wrapped in rice and seaweed. I ordered a special roll Little Mermaid it too... More 

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Thank Pattyj013
Saint Augustine, Florida
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

From the coi pond at the entry to the elegant bar this place is really nice. We sat at the bar just there for some sushi. The bartenders were very attentive and service was quite fast. The dishes came out with a very artistic flair. I have not seen a Japanese restaurant that paid so much attention to detail of... More 

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Thank Tamburg
Fort Myers, Florida
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Service was weird. Good but weird. The server was stiff. Food was good. We went for dinner. I feel you get more for your money at other Japanese steakhouses in the area. Very clean. Just not my first choice. The sushi rolls weren't tight. I think all of our meats were in 4oz portions. Very nice place just not as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13499 S Cleveland Ave, Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3891
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-344-0037

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?